Star Wars: The Last Jedi has certainly been one of the most talked-about movies of recent years, with a split of online commenters either loving the movie or hating it. The Last Jedi certainly didn’t rest on the franchise’s laurels but why did director Rian Johnson decide to make such surprising choices?
Well, in a recent interview on the Creative Processing with Joseph Gordon-Levitt podcast, the director said:
“I think the instant you start thinking in terms of how do you not step outside of the bounds of what the original movies did, you’re not thinking the way the people who made the original movies did. They were with every movie, they were pushing it forward, with every movie they were stepping outside those bounds